Pipo short film wins viewer’s choice award in Jamaica

PIPO5.jpgA short film about a boy who wants to have his family picture taken by an old and grumpy photographer for his school assignment won the viewer’s choice award during the Asian and Middle Eastern Film Night of the fifth Gatffest Film Festival in Kingston, Jamaica last June 24. SEYMOUR…

Pipo short film wins grand prize in AnakTV’s Sinebata

PIPO2.jpgA short film which focuses on a boy’s dream of having his family picture taken despite the odds recently won the grand prize in the 8-12 fiction category (based on target audience) professional section of AnakTV’s Sinebata (children’s films) competition held at the Quezon City Experience (QCX) museum. SEYMOUR…

Caretaker short film wins Active Vista Audience Choice Award

caretaker-consultant-richard-legaspi-receiving-award-from-lourd-de-veyra2A short film which tackles brotherhood, parenthood and belongingness recently bagged the Audience Choice Award in the Active Vista International Human Rights Film Festival short film competition. SEYMOUR…

Filipino short film wins in Egypt

08 Jahzeel Abihail Cruz with the award for Caretaker beside Alaa Nasr.jpgThe short film Caretaker, directed by advocacy filmmaker Seymour Barros Sanchez and produced by Red Room Media Productions, recently won second place in the short fiction category of the sixth CAM International Festival for Short Films in Cairo, Egypt. SEYMOUR…

Ricky Lee workshop selection process set on Sept. 4

Ricky Lee workshop1Writers Studio, in partnership with the University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI), will spearhead the screening and interview of applicants to Ricky Lee’s 15th Film Scriptwriting Workshop at the UPFI Film Studio on September 4. Applicants may come to the venue anytime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. SEYMOUR…

Filipino filmmaker featured in Taiwan

Legaspi in Taiwan7The South East Asian Migrant Inspired (SEAMi) and Association of South East Asia Art, Cultural Education and Innovation Research in Taiwan recently invited award-winning Filipino filmmaker and UNESCO Laureate artist Richard Soriano Legaspi to screen his films in Taoyuan City, Northern Taiwan as part of a series of week-long cultural exchange events in different venues. SEYMOUR…